How Do Steak Stones Work

How Do Steak Stones Work

If you're looking to up your steak game, cooking with steak stones is a great way to do it. Steak stones are large, flat rocks that you heat up and then cook your steak on. This method is said to help lock in the steak's juices, giving you a juicier, more flavorful steak. Here's everything you need to know about cooking with steak stones.

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What Are Steak Stones?

Steak stones are a type of cooking stone that can be used to cook steak. They are made from a variety of materials, but the most common type is made from granite or lava. Steak stones are typically heated in an oven prior to cooking the steak. Other heating methods also available. The steak is then placed on the hot stone and cooked to the desired temperature.

Steak stones are a great way to cook steak because they help to lock in the flavour and juices of the steak. They also help to create a crispy outer crust on the steak. When using steak stones, it is important to make sure that they are preheated properly so that the steak does not stick to the stone and become overcooked.

What Are the Benefits of Using Steak Stones?

Steak stones are a fantastic way to cook steak. They help to evenly cook the steak, resulting in a delicious and juicy piece of meat. They also help to retain the steak's natural flavors, making it even more delicious. In addition, steak stones can be used multiple times, so they are a great investment for any steak lover.

How Long Does It Take To Cook Steak On Stone?

You have a few options of serving the steak on the stone. Either pre-sliced and served on the side, allowing you to then place a piece of steak on the stone when you wish or you can put the whole steak on the stone and cut a slice off bite sized pieces and sear each individual piece to your liking. So within seconds you have a juicy hot cooked to perfection piece of steak. Even your side lines can be placed on the stone so every mouthful is hot until the last bite!

How to Heat the Stone?

Depending on the heat source you have available at home, there are several ways to heat the stone:

Place the stone directly onto a gas or electric stove on full heat for 40-50 minutes.

Place the stone under your grill or broiler on the top shelf, close to the heating element on full heat for 40-50 minutes.

Place in your oven and set the temperature to 280 degrees Celsius and above. If your oven does not reach 280 C or above, the stone will not reach the required temperature to sizzle! BBQs and pizza ovens can also be used temperature must be above 280 C. 

Place in a professional Black Rock Grill hot stone oven, these ovens are designed and manufactured for professional and restaurant use holding up to 108 stones at one time, although we have a lot of home users investing in the ovens if they are keen grillers.

To check that your stone is hot enough, drop a teaspoon of water in the center of the rock. It will evaporate almost immediately if hot enough. If it bubbles for a few seconds, it will need to be heated further.

To get started, you'll need to find some steak stones. You can purchase them online at specialty cooking stores.

We have a wide range of cooking stones to fit your budget and needs. You'll find the right one among our extensive assortment of superior cooking stones. With so many options to pick from, we're confident you'll find the perfect steak cooking stone for you today.

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